Cyclurus ignotus Blainville 1818 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Alternative combination: Amia ignota

Synonyms: Amia laticaudata Agassiz 1844, Amia munieri Priem 1911, Notaeus laticaudus Agassiz 1844

Belongs to Cyclurus according to L. Grande and W. E. Bemis 1998

See also Carrano 2020

Sister taxa: Amia chinzhalensis, Amia russelli, Cyclurus efremovi, Cyclurus fragosus, Cyclurus gurleyi, Cyclurus kehreri, Cyclurus macrocephalus, Cyclurus oligocenicus, Cyclurus valenciennesi, Stylomyleodon lacus

Type specimens:

  • Cyclurus ignotus: MNHN 11304, 11305, a skeleton
  • Amia laticaudata:
  • Amia munieri:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cyclurus ignotus in the database

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